IN PICTURES: 8 things we know about Trevor Noah's luxury R130 million new home

By Nadim Nyker
28 February 2017

This place is insane.

SAs newest international star and The Daily Show host Trevor Noah has splashed out on a luxury penthouse in Manhattan, New York. 

1. According to the Wall Street Journal, our Trev paid $10 million (R130 million) for the penthouse that was advertised for $11,495 million (R149 million) on Monday.

Trevor Noah new NYC apartment PHOTO: Sothebys NYC

2. The three-bedroom duplex penthouse is located in the Stellar Tower in Hell’s Kitchen on the west side of midtown Manhattan close to Times Square and the esteemed Barrymore Theatre.

3. It features a 86 m² wraparound terrace, is about 334 m² and is situated on both the building’s 17th and 18th floors.

Trevor Noah new NYC apartment PHOTO: Sothebys NYC

Trevor Noah new NYC apartment PHOTO: Sothebys NYC

4. Being an art deco tower, the  building was designed by renowned architect Ralph Walker in the ’20s in luminous colours, housing the city's artisans and businessmen alike. The JDS Development Group and Property Markets Group converted the tower to condos and put them on sale in 2014.

Trevor Noah new NYC apartment PHOTO: Sothebys NYC

Trevor Noah new NYC apartment PHOTO: Sothebys NYC

Trevor Noah new NYC apartment PHOTO: Sothebys NYC

5. According to The Observer, the company kept the “integrity of Walker’s vision, concentrating on the facade and Art Deco ornamentation that made him famous while also adding custom-designed, quality finishes and amenities”.

Trevor Noah new NYC apartment PHOTO: Sothebys NYC

Trevor Noah new NYC apartment PHOTO: Sothebys NYC

6. The building was redesigned in the hope of boosting the value and integrity of the Hell's Kitchen property market, the neighbourhood where the likes of singer Alicia Keys was born and raised.

Trevor Noah new NYC apartment PHOTO: Sothebys NYC

Trevor Noah new NYC apartment PHOTO: Sothebys NYC

7. Trevor's living room, dining room, kitchen and two bedrooms are on the lower floor, with the upper floor containing his master bedroom and terrace.

Trevor Noah new NYC apartment PHOTO: Sothebys NYC

Trevor Noah new NYC apartment PHOTO: Sothebys NYC

Trevor Noah new NYC apartment PHOTO: Sothebys NYC

8. The cast-iron master bath tub exudes a Great Gatsby-like opulence and from it Trevor can see the Empire State Building.

Trevor Noah new NYC apartment PHOTO: Sothebys NYC

It seems the comedian's dreams have finally come true, previously telling The Wall Street Journal, "As a kid I promised myself I needed to look at something no matter where I lived."

Sources: The Wall Street Journalonlocationtourschannel24ObserverEast Coast Radio.

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